Imre Sarkadi

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Imre Sarkadi (born August 13, 1921 in Debrecen , † April 12, 1961 in Budapest ) was a Hungarian writer.

Sarkady first wrote short stories. In 1950 the novella Gál János útja ( János Gáls Weg ) was published. In addition to other narrative works, he subsequently also wrote plays and film scripts. The film Duvad ( The Brute ), directed by Zoltán Fábri , premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1961. In 1962 the film Elveszett paradicsom ( The Lost Paradis ) by director Károly Makk was released . Sarkadi's novella Száz év Segesvárnál was released as a television film in 1992 by Tamás Zilahy under the title Egy diáktüzér naplója . István Láng composed the opera A gyáva ( Cowardice ) from 1964–67 based on a model from Sarkadis .

Sarkady was killed in a fall from a window on April 12, 1961. It is believed to be a suicide.

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